New DVD! - Animation Masterclass - Animating with Maya for Games and More

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  09 September 2012
New DVD! - Animation Masterclass - Animating with Maya for Games and More

Hi Everyone! As promised we are releasing yet another high quality DVD. An often requested topic has been animation and we found an amazing instructor who you will love. Check out the video sample and get ready to learn how to do some amazing animating! Keep your eyes out for even more new releases in the coming weeks.

More information on the product page here:

Youtube Video Link

DVD Description:
In this DVD, Instructor Joe Mandia gives a deep foundation to the complexities of animation using Maya 2012 with a focus on video games. Although the focus is on games, the instruction is great for any animator. Topics include Maya shortcuts, ui setup, 12 principles overview, timing, spacing, arcs, overlap, anticipation, squash and stretch, slow ins and outs, staging, secondary action, straight ahead vs pose to pose, and finally refining and polishing a final animation.

With over 8 hours of content, this DVD is perfect for those who want a solid foundation on animating in Maya.

DVD Chapters:
00 - 04min - Introduction
01 - 07min - Maya Preferences
02 - 04min - Maya User Interface
03 - 08min - Maya Shortcuts
04 - 16min - 12 Principles of Animation
05 - 25min - Timing 01 - Animating a Bouncing Ball on Y
06 - 22min - Timing 02 - Animating a Bouncing Ball with Translation
07 - 29min - Timing 03 - Animating a Heavy Bouncing Ball
08 - 18min - Spacing 01 - Refining Your Animation
09 - 11min - Spacing 02 - An Introduction
10 - 12min - Arcs 01
11 - 22min - Arcs 02
12 - 11min - Overlapping Actions 01
13 - 11min - Overlapping Actions 02
14 - 62min - Overlapping Actions - Animating a Jump Cycle
15 - 18min - Anticipation 01
16 - 16min - Anticipation 02 - Animating a Punch
17 - 17min - Squash and Stretch 01 - Animating a Bouncing Ball
18 - 04min - Squash and Stretch 02 - Usage with a Character
19 - 20min - Slow Ins and Slow Outs
20 - 28min - Exaggeration, Staging, Solid Drawing, and Appeal
21 - 06min - Secondary Actions
22 - 44min - Straight Ahead vs Pose to Pose Animating
23 - 36min - Refining the Animation
24 - 36min - Finalizing the Animation

Total Time - over 8 Hours

About the Instructor:
Joe Mandia has been animating for over 15 years and has worked with many amazing companies like Walt Disney, Digital Domain, Blue Sky, Nvidia, Sony Pictures, Sony Imageworks, Sony Online, and even an instructor at Animation Mentor. During those years he have worked on projects such as Open Season, Ice Age, Chicken Little, DC Universe Online, and man more. Joe is currently an animator in New Hartford, NY working on many unannounced contract projects.

About Eat 3D:
Eat 3D has been feeding your brain for almost 5 years with some of the highest quality training that exists. Our goal is to provide you with the best education and get straight to the point with practical real world exercises that professionals actively use in production.
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